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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1996.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0649
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Spiral-bound notebooks, in which visitors to the National Museum of American History exhibition "Who's in Charge?" could record their memories of working life.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Dates:
1920s, 1996, undated
1996
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 4 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1261
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two photographic prints of Howard University scenes, photographed in the 1920s by Addison N. Scurlock, one entitled "Sunlight and Shadow," the other entitled "Reared Against the Eastern Sky." In addition, there are a framed presentation piece containing a reproduction of Addison N. Scurlock's portrait of Ernest E. Just and a block of four 32-cent ...

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Creators:
Burgess, Dana Tai Soon
Dates:
1904 - 2018
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1397
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life of Dana Tai Soon Burgess, and that of his Korean American family, dating back to 1904. Included are photographs of his family before and after they immigrated to the United States; some photographs taken during a time when they lived and worked at Kunia Camp, Hawaii; and of Burgess throughout his life. Also include...

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
circa 1930-2000
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (maps)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1295
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection comprises road maps of the Unites States and Mexico spanning from the 1935 until 1996.

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Dates:
1841-1888
Size:
1.29 cu. ft. (3 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90043
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of New England Whaling Schooner logbooks. All ships seem to have had New Bedford, Massachusetts, as home port.

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Creators:
Kilbourne, Elaine Margretta, 1923-2014
Dates:
1924-2014
Size:
0.06 Linear feet (1 box, scrapbooks, certificates, photographs, )
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-105
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from 1924-1992, documents the career of high school chemistry teacher, Elaine Margretta Kilbourne (1923-2014). Materials include three scrapbooks compiled by Ms. Kilbourne and two folders, which contain aspects of her personal life, photographs, awards, correspondence, and a 2014 tribute booklet created by her former student, Ysabel L. Lightner to commemorate her passing.

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Creators:
Layton, Benjamin
Dates:
circa 1865-1977
Size:
3.45 Linear feet (5 boxes; 1 folder)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-031
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Benjamin Layton collection documents the life, family history, and interests of Benjamin T. Layton. Items date from circa 1865 to 1977. The collection measures 3.45 linear feet and is composed of newsletters, clippings, pamphlets, newspapers, correspondence, certificates, photographs, memorabilia, books, stamps, etchings, and programs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
July 1-6, 1969
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1969
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion
Dates:
1876-2004, undated
bulk 1921-1975
Size:
37.94 Linear feet (84 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, 1876-2004 (bulk 1921-1975), document the professional and personal lives of Matthew Stirling, Smithsonian archaeologist and Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1928-1957), and his wife and constant collaborator, Marion Stirling Pugh. The bulk of the material is professional in nature and includes material from Matthew's early career in the 1920s, the careers of Matthew and Marion together from when they married in 1933 to Matthew's death in 1975, and Marion's life and work from 1975 until her death in 2001. The majority of the documentation relates to the investigation of the Olmec culture in Mexico by the Stirlings, including the discoveries of eight colossal Olmec heads. In addition, the collection documents their work in Panama, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, looking for connections between Mesoamerica and South America. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, ephemera, articles, and scrapbooks.

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Dates:
2010, 2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9624
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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